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  1. 2020-10-01  
  2. 2020-09-11 Why is organic matter important? What causes biological degradation? How can I assess my soil biology and how can I improve it? This training is the 4th in a series discussing soil science.  
  3. 2019-11-26  
  4. 2019-11-26 Session: Permanent ground cover is one of the fundamental principles of conservation agriculture. This coverage can be achieved by keeping crop residues on the ground, but if the time between harvest and installation of the next crop is large, it may be necessary to install other cover plants...  
  5. 2019-11-26 Session: The presentation contains the impact of integrating rural farmers and creation of awareness of group lead farmers in food security. Gabriel and Ernestine Kamarora, is a Food security project manager at AEBR-CFGB and has a five years in food security project and community development  
  6. 2019-11-26 Session: Potatoes and sweet potatoes play a big role as a staple and nutritious food, as well as a source of farmer incomes in the densely populated highlands of sub-Saharan Africa. They are grown by small family farms mainly intercropped with beans and maize. Per capita, potato annual...  
  7. 2019-11-26 Session: Banana Xanthomonas wilt (BXW) caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. Musacearum (Xcm) and Banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) caused by banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) (genus Babuvirus, family Nanoviridae) are two most important banana diseases threatening food security in the...  
  8. 2019-11-26 Session: Conservation agriculture (CA) (zero tillage + organic inputs as surface residue) is believed to improve soil nutrient status, soil structure, control soil erosion, and also enhance soil fauna diversity. Despite the widespread interest in CA, empirical evidence of the benefits of CA on...  
  9. 2019-11-26 Session: This presentation will focus on a review of research and development with endophyte symbiosis and the potential for plant improvement in East Africa. Steve Clark is a Pasture agronomy research scientist with the Victorian Department of Agriculture, Australia from 1982-2018 where he...  
  10. 2019-11-26 Session: Activities will be shared which have impacted the marginalized in Kondoa town by improving nutrition for the most insecure. A multi-sectoral approach was used involving staff from agriculture, health and community development departments. Dorice Munisi has a BSc in Home Economics and...